11-04-2006 11-04-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2337 Boston
November 4, 2006 3:00PMCalender
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Independent Order of Odd Fellows Carved and Painted Wooden Ceremonial Serpent

$881$750
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Carved and Painted Wooden Ceremonial Serpent, Ohio, 19th century, black-painted shaft with gilt ball finial and encircling serpent figure, representing the teaching of the the wisdom of prudence, (repair, minor paint loss), ht. 65 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Ohio, Adam and Eve, Dragons, Serpent, Snakes, Torah